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Science Quiz #204

Science and Nature Quiz for 12 December 2012

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1

Nephology is the study of what?

A
Waves
B
Clouds
C
Ice
D
Volcanoes
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2

Which of these are words applied to an eclipse?

A
Total and partial
B
Full and piecemeal
C
All and some
D
Most and bitty
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3

What is the main ingredient in "yellowcake"?

A
Golf balls
B
Heroin
C
Lemon
D
Uranium
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4

Which of these is not a type of newt found in Britain?

Note: This question was updated in September 2020
A
Red-spotted
B
Smooth
C
Banded
D
Palmate
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5

Which part of the cardamom plant is used as a spice?

A
Pollen
B
Stalk
C
Flower
D
Seed
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6

What is boiled in water to form gelatine?

A
Botox
B
Fructose
C
Collagen
D
Sago
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7

What is the word for a male turkey?

A
Bull
B
Buck
C
Stag
D
Tom
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